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. >> with the east coast still reeling from the devastation of hurricane sandy, stories of heroism are coming out of the woodwork. tonight, one of the nurses who helped save the lives of four babies during the hurricane. >>> good to have you with us tonight, folks. thanks for watching. residents on the east coast are trying to get their lives back as the cleanup and recovery from sandy continues. thousands of commuters lined up in brooklyn for free buses into manhattan today. of course, getting to the bus was only half the battle. traffic is still tied up in knots. new york mayor, new york's three major airports reopened. this was the first flight to land at laguardia since the storm hit. cars lined up for miles along the new jersey highway to get gasoline. governor chris christie says officials requested emergency supplies of gasoline and fuel from the federal government. there have been 92 reported deaths related to this storm in the united states. the department of energy says more than 4 million customers still have no power. nearly 2 million of those households are in the state of new jersey
was not dirty trick, but an act of god, hurricane sandy interrupted mr. romney's momentum and allowed mr. obama to look presidential and bi bipartisan. wrong again toured urd blossom. that's what mr. bush used to call you. the hurricane had absolutely nothing to do with the president's win. this chart shows poltracking the last month. you can see president obama re regained his momentum before hurricane sandy hit. reality is coming to haunt the republicans in the electorate. let's bring in michael, special correspond for the dal "the daily beast" and wrote a theory on conservative crapola. i love it. this election is a great example how the republican party thinks one thing and the conservative media re gurgitates it out and pays no attention to the truth. what about it? >> their point, they don't exist to assess the facts, they exist to rebut the facts. they exist to try and challenge the existing reality and try and create a new reality. that's what they do and tried to do for the several weeks leading up to the campaign. i was struck many mornings, ed, i would go to the computer, turn on my
in pennsylvania just 20 minutes from trenton, the capital of new jersey. the effect of the superstorm sandy on this campaign is still evident. here's president obama today talking about the recovery effort and what it means to americans. >> we will help them rebuild and carry on with the spirit that says no matter how bad a storm gets, no matter how tough times get, we're in this together. we rise and fall as one nation and one people. >> let's bring in our mega panel tonight. i'm joined by richard wolffe, editor of msnbc.com also howard fineman, editorial director of "huffington post," and eugene robinson, analyst and "washington post" columnist. i am a man of truth. i admit that the knowledge weighs heavy on this side of the table tonight. gentlemen, everybody wants to know what's going to happen. but i want to go back to what chris christie is saying. richard, how much is this storm played into the decision-making factor for voters? >> i think it has had a significant impact -- for that sliver that needs to break late in the election. one or two-point race, that can make a difference jus
. as expected, initial unemployment claims surged after hurricane sandy devastated parts of the northeast. but today's numbers, from the department of labor, show the second straight week of decline. evidence of steady improvement in the labor market. the good news keeps on coming. the commerce department reports economic growth of the third quarter was actually better than first reported. the initial estimate had a gdp growth of just 2%. this morning the commerce department revised its estimates to show growth of 2.7%. that's the best gdp figure since the end of 2011 and the second best of the last three years. so things are looking up. president obama has an improving economy on his hands in spite of all the do-nothing congress that's going on in washington. anyone who still thinks that the term "do-nothing congress" is just a little too harsh, take a look at this. 906 bills were r passed from january 1947 through december of 1948. by the body that president harry truman listed and labeled as the do-nothing congress. the current congress with one month to go has passed 196 bills. by far
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